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When is the right time to add a second honey super? Should you wait until all 9 frames are filled and capped or once five frames are capped and the other four are partially capped? Hate to not give them enough room for stores but dont want to have half filled frames later. Could use some advise as this is my first year. Thanks in advance.
 

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The rule of thumb is 80% or eight out of ten. If you are running nine frames that would be about 7-1/2 frames.
 

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Drawn comb or foundation?

When I put on drawn comb as soon as they have 3 or 4 frames filled with nectar I give them another if I am putting on foundation when they have (or or working) on 4 frames I give them another, keep them bizzzzy.
 
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